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The French Country House

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, individually decorated
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, individually decorated
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, individually decorated
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, individually decorated

Overview of The French Country House

The French Country House

5 out of 5

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
163 Esdaile Road, Whakamarama, 3176

Explore the area

  • AirportTauranga (TRG)27 min drive
  • Popular LocationMount Maunganui34 min drive
  • Popular LocationMaunganui Beach35 min drive
  • Popular LocationHobbiton Movie Set60 min drive

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About this area


Located in Whakamarama, The French Country House is in a rural area. Mills Reef Winery and Leveret Estate Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Waimarino Adventure Park and Tenpin Tauranga. Tauranga South Bowling Club and Mount Hot Pools are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Omokoroa Beach - 10 min drive
  • Te Puna Quarry Park - 10 min drive
  • Mount Maunganui - 34 min drive
  • Maunganui Beach - 35 min drive
  • Hobbiton Movie Set - 60 min drive

Getting around

  • Tauranga (TRG) - 27 min drive


  • The Lighthouse on Lockington Cafe - 10 min drive
  • Cafe Nourish - 10 min drive
  • The Yacht CLub - 10 min drive
  • Cafe Paradiso - 11 min drive
  • Porta Leza Restaurant - 11 min drive

About this property

The French Country House

Luxury bed & breakfast with free breakfast and business centre
Along with a business centre, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has concierge services and laundry facilities. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a library, tour/ticket assistance and wedding services are on-site. All 3 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and DVD players. Guests can enjoy jetted bathtubs, and other standard amenities include Egyptian cotton sheets, separate baths and showers and flat-screen TVs.
The French Country House offers 3 forms of accommodation with DVD players and complimentary bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a jetted bath and a rainfall showerhead, and designer toiletries.

This Whakamarama bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). In-room massages and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily


  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower


  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Please contact the property with an estimated time of arrival, so that afternoon tea will be ready for your arrival.


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 12 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

French Country House B&B Whakamarama
French Country House Whakamarama
French House Whakamarama
The French Whakamarama
The French Country House Whakamarama
The French Country House Bed & breakfast
The French Country House Bed & breakfast Whakamarama

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 4 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 4 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 4 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 4 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 4 reviews
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Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Like being in a Disney Movie
The French Country House was everything we expected and more. The house and grounds were majestic and beautiful. With the warm, homely interior and lush green grounds, you truly feel like you're in a Disney movie. Kay was such a lovely host and her pup Freddie welcomed us into the home with open arms and treated us like royalty. Definitely recommend organising for Kay to make dinner while you're there, she is an amazing cook. Thanks so much for a magical stay!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The most beautiful, welcoming stay we experienced
From the moment we arrived and welcomed we felt comfortable relaxed and at home in this wonderfully designed B&B. Thoroughly clean with luxury facilities. Great views and experiences! Perfect stay at the end of a 2 week trip!

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
it was just perfect on every level beautiful architecture and welcoming host all at once you won't regret it david

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A country treat
Extremely spoiled by Kay the manager. Nothing was a trouble and all food beautifully presented. Was a real treat to stay in such luxury.